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30 for 30

The documentary series focuses on notable sports happenings. 

Crew:
Ray Liotta (Narrator), Michael Rapaport (Narrator), Chuck D. (Narrator), John Dower (Director), Zak Levitt (Director), Ezra Edelman (Director), Nanette Burstein (Director), Jeff Zimbalist (Director), Michael Zimbalist (Director), Jason Hehir (Director), Brian Koppelman (Director), David Levien (Director), Kevin Connolly (Director), Sam George (Director), Daniel h. Forer (Director), Eric Drath (Director), Ken Rodgers (Director), Jonathan Hock (Director), Michael Bonfiglio (Director), Fritz Mitchell (Director), Coodie Simmons (Director), Chike Ozah (Director), Maura Mandt (Director), Josh Swade (Director), Daniel Gordon (Director), Billy Corben (Director), John Singleton (Director), Cruz Angeles (Director), Rory Karpf (Director), Steve Nash (Director), Ezra Holland (Director), Barbara Kopple (Director), Lisa Lax (Director), Nancy Winters (Director), Lisa Lax (Producer), Nancy Winters (Producer)

4/18/15
02:00 AM
"Bernie and Ernie"  Basketball players Bernard King and Ernie Grunfeld form an unlikely friendship despite vastly differing backgrounds and experiences.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/18/15
03:00 AM
"Pony Excess"  Southern Methodist University's football program was riding high in the early '80s -- only to receive the "death penalty" from the NCAA after numerous rules violations.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/18/15
05:00 AM
"Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks"  Award-winning director Dan Klores looks back on how, in 1995, one player managed to rub an entire city the wrong way.  (Repeat) ESPN2
4/18/15
06:30 AM
"The Bad Boys"  Through interviews with Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer, Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman, Adrian Dantley, Mark Aguirre and others, viewers are provided an inside look at what made the Detroit Pistons, of the late 80's and early 90's, tick.  (Repeat) ESPN2
4/18/15
09:30 AM
"Sole Man"  (Repeat) ESPN2
4/18/15
11:00 AM
"Free Spirits"  The colorful story of the Spirits of St. Louis - an entertaining and at times controversial team featuring stars like Marvin "Bad News" Barnes and James "Fly" Williams with an upstart sportscaster named Bob Costas calling the play-by-play.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/18/15
12:00 PM
"Pony Excess"  Southern Methodist University's football program was riding high in the early '80s -- only to receive the "death penalty" from the NCAA after numerous rules violations.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/18/15
12:30 PM
"Sole Man"  (Repeat) ESPN
4/18/15
12:30 PM
"Sole Man"  (Repeat) ESPNHD
4/18/15
05:00 PM
"No Mas"  Two fighters established a captivating rivalry. Their pair of bouts within a span of just over five months in 1980 had all the trappings of instant classics. Sugar Ray Leonard versus Roberto Duran.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
30 for 30

Premise
As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, ESPN looks back at notable sports happenings that occurred from 1979 to 2009 with this documentary series featuring 30 films from some of Hollywood's finest directors and producers. Peter Berg, Barry Levinson, John Singleton, Spike Jonze, Dan Klores, Barbara Kopple, Ron Shelton and Albert Maysles are among the filmmakers involved, and the stories told include the shocking trade of Wayne Gretzky in 1988, the Baltimore Colts' nighttime move in 1984, Reggie Miller's rivalry with the New York Knicks, the death of Len Bias in 1986, a profile of George Steinbrenner and his family business, and a look at Michael Jordan's attempt at a baseball career. A new series of 30 films premiered in October 2012 with ``Broke,'' about the challenges athletes face in managing their money.

Crew:
Ray Liotta (Narrator) , Michael Rapaport (Narrator) , Chuck D. (Narrator) , John Dower (Director) , Zak Levitt (Director) , Ezra Edelman (Director) , Nanette Burstein (Director) , Jeff Zimbalist (Director) , Michael Zimbalist (Director) , Jason Hehir (Director) , Brian Koppelman (Director) , David Levien (Director) , Kevin Connolly (Director) , Sam George (Director) , Daniel h. Forer (Director) , Eric Drath (Director) , Ken Rodgers (Director) , Jonathan Hock (Director) , Michael Bonfiglio (Director) , Fritz Mitchell (Director) , Coodie Simmons (Director) , Chike Ozah (Director) , Maura Mandt (Director) , Josh Swade (Director) , Daniel Gordon (Director) , Billy Corben (Director) , John Singleton (Director) , Cruz Angeles (Director) , Rory Karpf (Director) , Steve Nash (Director) , Ezra Holland (Director) , Barbara Kopple (Director) , Lisa Lax (Director) , Nancy Winters (Director) , Lisa Lax (Producer) , Nancy Winters (Producer)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.